"Confucianism and the 47 Ronin" - Lecture by Dr. John Tucker

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Venue:PC 432

Dr. John Tucker (Professor of History, East Carolina University) will be speaking on "Confucianism and the 47 Ronin" on September 25, 2013 at FIU in PC 432.

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Dr. Tucker completed his PhD at Columbia University with a specialization in Sino-Japanese Confucianism. He also studied East Asian philosophy and East Asian history at the University of Hawaii. He has published two books: Itō Jinsai's Gomō jigi and the Philosophical Definition of Early-Modern Japan (Brill, 1998), and Ogyū Sorai's Philosophical Masterworks: The Bendō and Benmei (University of Hawai'i Press, 2006).